Environment Canterbury has announced that it will adopt its Long-Term Plan 2021-31.
The UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA), agreed to by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison this week, represents a useful yardstick for New Zealand negotiations, say leaders in the red meat sector.
The Government has welcomed the completion of the 250th 4G mobile tower, as part of its push for better rural connectivity.
Central Hawke's Bay farmers Grant and Sally Charteris were recently named the winners of the 2021 Elworthy Award.
Farmer Co-operative LIC is offloading its automation business that it has struggled to make a money earner.
Farmers around the country will vote soon on whether or not Beef+Lamb NZ will retain its right to continue to levy them and fund its operations.
The Government will back the food and fibres sector to lead New Zealand’s economic recovery from Covid-19 with targeted investments, Forestry Minister Stuart Nash says.
An agreed framework on farm plans has been made between Government and the farming sector.
Fonterra's wide forecast milk price range for the new season is realistic, says BNZ senior economist Doug Steel.
Every fence running at right angles to the river and some running parallel, have some degree of damage, says Mid Canterbury farmer and Fed Farmers national board member Chris Allen.
The vulnerability of the roads has become a major concern for Federated Farmers Mid-Canterbury president David Clark over a week into the clean-up following the region's damaging floods.
A 'national forum' of rural industry advocates is set to be held later this month.
Work together and stop throwing each other under the bus.
Trade and Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor is in the UK and Europe this week in an attempt to breathe some life into the crucial free trade agreements (FTAs) New Zealand is negotiating with the EU and the UK.
Major New Zealand meat and dairy exporters say they are taking cybersecurity seriously.
Farmers are being reminded about their decision to vote down the wool levy 11 years ago.
Farmers are happy to play their part in reducing greenhouse gas emissions but the Government has to come to the party.
The Government says the Climate Change Commission’s blueprint for addressing climate change has confirmed they have made good progress to reduce emissions, but a step up is now required.
The Health and Wellbeing Hub is back at Fieldays this year, focusing on the importance of rural health and providing free health check-ups and advice to visitors.
Visitors to this year’s Fieldays, who want a bit of a break from looking at all the new tractors and machinery, can pop over to Morrinsville to take in some rural art.
“Don't let a spot become a full stop” is the message Melanoma New Zealand and FMG are sharing with rural New Zealanders.
Those planning a trip to the National Fieldays in Hamilton this month are being urged to get their plans in place now.
The man who has led the Ahuwhenua competition for the past 15 years is bowing out.
He’s only been in the dairy industry for just over a year, but that hasn’t stopped 26-year-old Quinn Morgan from taking out the Ahuwhenua Young Māori Dairy Farmer of the year award.